This position reports directly to the Chair of the Science Department. S/he will be responsible for teaching four science classes (2 advanced environmental science and 2 regular chemistry) for students in 10-12 grade.
Serve as a collaborative team member in the Science Department (5 faculty members) with a focus on inspired and hands-on teaching
Teach 4 science class sections (2 advanced environmental science at the AP level and 2 regular chemistry with the potential for developing elective courses)
In collaboration with other faculty, direct Earth Day activities in April (academic day dedicated to workshops, experiential learning, and environmental education)
Direct the School’s environmental conservation club, ‘CONCOR’
In collaboration with the department chair and other faculty maintain an up-to-date scope and sequence document for the science department
Coach two seasons of athletics/afternoon activities
Serve as an advisor to approximately 6 students
Participate in a class level retreat along with other faculty members
Participate in committees as assigned (i.e. Land Use Committee, Environmental Sustainability Committee, etc.)
Participate in co-leading an Interim trip (spring experiential learning trip)
Serve as a member of a weekend and weeknight duty team (1 weeknight a week, and 9 weekends a year)
FVS’ Core Values are courage, open mindedness, self-reliance, curiosity and compassion. FVS supports a culture of communication and collaboration with the intent of creating an environment of predictability and support for our students, parents and colleagues.
Bachelor's degree in environmental science or related field. Advanced degree (Master’s or Ph.D.), environmental science work experience, and experience in a boarding/day school preferred.